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Contact: Catherine Kolf
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Johns Hopkins Medicine

Gene-containing Nanoparticles

Caption: Biodegradable plastic molecules (orange) self-assemble with DNA molecules (intertwined, black circles) to form tiny nanoparticles that can carry genes to cancer cells.

Credit: Stephany Tzeng

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